Danville Garden Club president and artist Sarah Wiltsee repurposed a wrought iron gate for her garden.
Statuary in Wiltsee's garden adds elements of interest that complement the many colors and textures.
Coral Charm, a Chinese tree peony, appeals to the artistic eye of gardener Sarah Wiltsee.
This garden belongs to the Danville Garden Club's president, Sarah Wiltsee, who shares her artistic talent through her garden, using color, texture and some lovely statuary. Terminal Seasons is a collection of Terminal statues circa 1902 depicting the four seasons, acquired from an estate in Darien, Conn., in 2000. The originals were of fine-carved marble, carefully restored and redesigned by the artisans of Unique Stone. Their origins can be traced to the ancient Greeks and were used to delineate property boundaries on large estates.
The Italianate brick home at the Cambus-Kenneth Farm, owned by Elizabeth Kennan Burns and Michael Burns, was built in 1880.
Three lilac bushes — pink, lavender and white — bloom beside an ice house on the Burns property.
This garden belongs to Elizabeth Kennan Burns and husband Michael Burns at Cambus-Kenneth Farm, just outside of Danville. This historic Italianate brick home was built in 1880 in the footprint of an earlier home where surgeon Ephraim McDowell and his wife Sarah Shelby lived. on this 540-acre property. Long-ranging vistas across classic Bluegrass farmland are visible. Renowned landscape architect Ben Page of Nashville consulted about the construction of this patio and fountain ajacent to the home, which employs millstones used on the farm in the 1800s.
Elizabeth Kennan Burns uses brunnera — this one is called Jack Frost — in a shady spot.
The 540-acre Cambus-Kenneth Farm, just outside of Danville, is protected by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Greenery fills the seven-acre property that is home to Brenda and Robert Webster of Danville. She has a degree in horticulture, and "I wanted my house to seem like it was sitting on an island of green."
They look delicate, but lavender poukhanense azaleas at the Webster home are a hardy breed.